The NEXT Big Thing For Kittens: Join the Webinar For a Front-Row Seat!

April 12, 2018

Wait, another big thing for cats? We know, the Million Cat Challenge is already a pretty darn big thing, but how ‘bout a chance to build on your incredible work by taking your kitten foster program to the next level?! The ASPCA is looking for 500 shelters to participate in a new nationwide campaign designed […]


How to create 3,663,432,000 minutes of portalized happiness

March 22, 2018

  We gave ourselves 10 days to see if we could raise enough money to say YES to every single shelter that wanted to portalize—and now we get to count our impact by the billions We couldn’t do it. We couldn’t go through with the Portal It Forward drawing on March 7, even after we […]


Put a hole in it: How to save up to $120K a year 

March 7, 2018

When implemented in your shelter, the Five Key Initiatives will save cats’ lives. Each initiative is part of the larger design that makes up the Million Cat Challenge, but considered individually, there are no slouches in the lineup. Capacity for Care, the heartbeat of the Challenge, is a proven effective shelter management model in its own right. Likewise, we know reducing intake is the single most effective […]


Challengers, Show Us Your Digits! 2017 Call for Data is underway

February 23, 2018

It’s that time again, when we ask the more than 1,200 shelters who’ve challenged themselves to go big for cats to submit their 2017 data. But this year is extra-special, as they’re all about to make some major Million Cat magic! As we talked about last November in this special message from MCC co-founders Drs. […]


I Believe in You: Dr. Hurley Launches a Pay it Forward Campaign for Portals

February 7, 2018

Ahoy Challengers! Welcome to our second month of Portalmania!! I don’t know about you, but this has been like Noodle Day, Hanukkah and Christmas rolled in one for me. The only thing that makes me as happy as cats is, well, cat portals. Yeah, I know. I am planning to get out more in 2018. […]


Peer-reviewed Portalmania for the win!

January 30, 2018

What happens when a respected scientific journal publishes a study suggesting that portalized cat housing will help keep down the rate of respiratory illness in shelter cats? Peer-reviewed Portalmania, of course! That’s just what happened when Million Cat co-founder Dr. Kate Hurley, Dr. Denae Wagner, and Dr. Philip Kass teamed up to research the impact […]


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